NS 3288 leads the yard units through Vardo Yard in Hagerstown, MD on a sunny day.
"FAST FREIGHT LINE"
The Western Maryland Railway heard from the mid 1930's until the 1960's. This one is proudly displayed on WM caboose 1859 at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Mus... (more)
Q438 seen trundling over the mighty Susquehanna on a humid as ever Mid-Atlantic morning. They will be taking the siding here at West Aikin to meet hotshot Q033. As consolation the BE Dispatcher d... (more)
Amtrak 30 passes by the B&O CPL's and Mexico Tower just east of Cumberland, en-route to Washington Union Station.
Nearing the end of their journey, a Philly to Baltimore crew brings empty oil train K145-04 westbound on track 1 at Rosedale. The Baltimore Terminal and a crew change at Bayview await just a few ... (more)
Empty oil train K057-28, with an NS leader has just knocked down the signal at Huntingdon Ave, as it speeds west on the Baltimore Terminal Subdivision.
Empty oil train K045-04, with a nice leader, speeds west by the old B&O station at Aberdeen.
Two EMD SD40-2s lead the S276 east on its way to Jessup, MD to unload automobiles from the autoracks.
So here I am minding my own business and all of a sudden an Amtrak GP38 is pacing alongside the Northeast Regional I'm riding on. Always have your camera ready!
Alright, alright, we'll stick around for just one more train! Just before the sun slipped away, Northeast Regional 127 rocketed south past us towards the BWI Region and points beyond.
Third trick yard job, Y301, brings a heft drag from the other side of town towards Curtis Bay Yard. They are coming off the South Baltimore Industrial Track and are about to enter the Curtis Bay ... (more)
An SD60I splits the 181 automatics with Q359 in tow.
Now arriving..... Baltimore, BC!
Train Q226 arriving into Curtis Bay Yard on the south side of Baltimore. Above it is the unique truss bridge that carries I-895 over the yard.
With it's head end having just come off Garrett Island, K145-28 speeds west towards Baltimore across the iconic Susquehanna River bridge.
CSXT Q217 with a trio of EMDs approaches the Montrose interlocking passing the WMATA tracks that lead underground.